Salix sitchensis

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Sitka Willow: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Salix sitchensis
Sitka Willow (Salix sitchensis): Mid sized shrub to tree with subprecious to coetaneous catkins. Leaves have distinctive silky hairs on undersurface

Collections in ARCTOS from across the region, though relatively few on the southern outer islands.

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Other References

  • Muller: gen; open areas, gravelly areas, common
  • Hall 2010: "Along streams and shores, gravelly areas and alpine where it associates with Sitka Alder. Common."

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